In this episode, Hannah talks about her digital mapping project, www.artistsinparis.org, which examines the changing pattern of where artists were living in Paris throughout the eighteenth century, and Emilie discusses the distinctive perspective of Nikolaus Pevsner, the architectural historian, best known for his ‘Buildings of England’ series of guide books.Continue reading
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I have produced the May 2016 episode of The Global Lab.
It features a second interview with Sophie Coulombeau (after this one), this time on her academic specialism of eighteenth century literature, specifically the influence of binary classification (e.g. the genus species biological naming convention) on the work of novelist Frances Burney, and why botany was once considered a dangerously racy subject for young ladies. Continue reading
My final Little Written episode covering the Page to Stage Festival featured playwright, Brian Coyle, who would later go on to win the festival’s Best Script award:
The episode is again part of the Little Written Extra podcast, which you can subscribe to using the second of these links (though I’m not sure what else will go into it, now that Page to Stage is over). The first is for the regular podcast, which will have some new content imminently:
Here’s my second ten-minute Little Written episode, featuring another writer from the Page to Stage Festival:
Unfortunately, due to space limits on Soundcloud, I have had to hive these Page to Stage related episodes off into a second podcast that I’ve called Little Written Extra. The main annoyance of this is that the two podcasts are separate on iTunes, so if you have to subscribe to each one separately:
Episode Four of the Little Written Podcast is out. At only ten minutes long, this is more of a bite-sized offering than the previous entries. This episode features Michael Rumney, the writer of Bricks, one of the eight one-act plays that have been selected for the festival:
I’m intending this to be the first of a series of episodes where I talk to the writers involved with Page to Stage 2016 (I will try to persuade someone to interview me, at some point!). The next one should be out pretty soon, so keep an eye out for that.
I have guest produced the latest episode of The Global Lab. The episode covers the connections between globalisation, spaces and cities and the world of the theatre, featuring interviews with Dan Rebellato and Nick Hennegan, who I had previously spoken to for the Little Written podcast.
“I’m told it’s the largest adaptation the BBC have ever done…”
Episode Three of the Little Written Podcast is an exclusive interview with playwright and audio dramatist Dan Rebellato on the upcoming BBC Radio 4 adaptation of Emile Zola’s twenty-volume Rougon-Macquart novels, Blood, Sex and Money, on which he is a lead writer:
Topics covered include X-Factor style theatrical job interviews, getting bored of film stars and monsters that go “Rrraarrgghh”.